Geriatrics Physician (Faculty)

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Geriatrics Physician (Faculty) Please see Special Instructions for more details. East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents: Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information) Posting Details

Job TitleGeriatrics Physician (Faculty)Position Number 000485Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department HSH BSOM FM GeriatricsDepartment Homepage http://www.ecu.edu/fammed/Advertising Department FAMILY MEDICINEDivision Health SciencesClassification Title Working Title Geriatrics Physician (Faculty)Number of Vacancies 1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0Full Time or Part Time Full TimeRecruitment RangeCommensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) GreenvillePosition TypeFaculty PhysicianJob Category Faculty (Physician)Organizational Unit Overview

The mission of the Geriatrics Division is to prepare learners at all levels of professional care for the challenges of caring for older patients. We do this by:
•Dedicated medical student teaching and patient care time in the required 3rd year Family Medicine clerkship
•Train family medicine residents alongside nurse practitioner and physician assistant students in a collaborative model during their required month-long geriatric rotation in their first year of residency training
•Train Geriatric Fellows in the special patient care skills and challenges that are part of a career in caring for older patients.

We use many community sites to accomplish these missions:
•Beautiful Independent Monk Ambulatory Geriatric Center
•State of the art Teaching Nursing Home Project at Golden Living Center- Greenville
•On site patient care in Memory, Assisted Living, and Skilled units at a local Continuing Care Retirement Community
•Multidisciplinary consultation clinics for memory disorders, falls, and medication management alongside faculty in occupational and physical therapy, pharmacy, and social work.
•Work closely with our geriatric psychiatry colleagues and our Alzheimer’s Support Group in the Monk Geriatric Center to provide caring and competent care to patients with these disorders.

Our faculty work closely with family medicine residents in the care and supervision of their older patients in local nursing homes. We also provide consultation services to patients in the community and hospital inpatient services.

Job Duties

Fixed-term or tenure track faculty position (at the title or rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor) for a Board Certified Family Physician or Internal Medicine Physician with additional qualifications in Geriatrics for the primary purposes of teaching family medicine residents, geriatric fellows and medical students.

Leadership opportunities exist in the geriatric fellowship, teaching nursing home project, and residency curriculum development. Responsibilities will include teaching medical students, residents, fellows, and other learners.

Opportunities are available for outpatient full-time clinical care service only.

There are substantial clinical responsibilities. Practice and teaching sites include an ambulatory geriatric clinic, the Family Medicine Center, and two teaching nursing homes.

Minimum Education/Experience

MD or DO from an appropriately accredited institution

Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Geriatrics or CAQ Eligible

Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine (American Board of Medical Specialties)

Licensed in North Carolina or license eligible

Collaborative (including interdepartmental) relationship building and maintenance skills

Refined analytical and critical thinking skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

NC Medical License

Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine (American Board of Medical Specialties)

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education Special Instructions to Applicant

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicant

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents

Job Open Date 10/06/2020Open Until FilledYesJob Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.Initial Screening Begins 11/06/2020Rank LevelProfessor, Associate Professor, Assistant ProfessorQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/38001AA/EOE

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 328-9861 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment

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